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Longan vs Rose hip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Longan and Rose hip

  • Longan has more Copper, however Rose hip is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B3 and Phosphorus.
  • Rose hip covers your daily Vitamin C needs 380% more than Longan.

Food varieties used in this article are Longans, raw and Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians).

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Longan
2
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Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +715.4%
Contains more Calcium +16800%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 40% 51% 38% 50% 38% 7% 27% 1%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +715.4%
Contains more Calcium +16800%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Longan
2
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 280% 0% 0% 0% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1420% 261% 117% 0% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 0% 65% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +333.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Longan
166
Rose hip
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
31
Rose hip

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
8%
Longan
10%
Rose hip
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
38%
Rose hip
Fats
0%
Longan
2%
Rose hip

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Longan Rose hip
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Longan Rose hip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 2.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Longan
Longan is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Longan Rose hip Opinion
Calories 60 162 Rose hip
Protein 1.31 1.6 Rose hip
Fats 0.1 0.34 Rose hip
Vitamin C 84 426 Rose hip
Carbs 15.14 38.22 Rose hip
Cholesterol 0 Rose hip
Vitamin D
Iron 0.13 1.06 Rose hip
Calcium 1 169 Rose hip
Potassium 266 429 Rose hip
Magnesium 10 69 Rose hip
Sugars 2.58 Longan
Fiber 1.1 24.1 Rose hip
Copper 0.169 0.113 Longan
Zinc 0.05 0.25 Rose hip
Starch
Phosphorus 21 61 Rose hip
Sodium 0 4 Longan
Vitamin A 4345 Rose hip
Vitamin E 5.84 Rose hip
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.016 Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.166 Rose hip
Vitamin B3 0.3 1.3 Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.8 Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.076 Rose hip
Vitamin B12 0 Longan
Vitamin K 25.9 Rose hip
Folate 3 Rose hip
Trans Fat 0 Rose hip
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.046 Longan
Methionine 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
Fructose 1.16 Rose hip

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/nutrients
  2. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.